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Lenovo: The Next Level in Leadership

Published 25 Feb 2020
Reference 6571
Region Asia
Summary

Lenovo origins date back to 1984 in China. Over time it became the number one PC company in the world. It now seeks to transform and become not just a PC maker but a solution provider to enterprises undergoing digital transformation. The chief HR officer must decide how she will ensure that Lenovo has enough competent leaders to ensure its successful transformation.

Teaching objectives

This case is designed to help illustrate the general challenges of transforming from a product to solution provider in the IT industry with a specific focus on determining what type of leaders will be needed and how to develop those leaders.

Keywords
  • Organizational transformation
  • Digital transformation
  • Solution provider
  • Leadership development
  • Globalization
  • Organizational change
  • Q12020